Apply for a pet shop licence

An annual licence which regulates the sale of pet animals from pet shops and provides for powers of inspection by an Officer from North Norfolk District Council at all reasonable times under the Pet Animals Act 1951. One of the legislative provisions is that a pet animal, as defined, cannot be sold to a person under the age of twelve.

The timescale for determining this application is 56 days from the receipt by this authority of an acceptable and complete application. 

You can apply online or download hard copies for submission to the local authority via person, post or email.

For a valid application we require ALL the following forms/documentation in order for the application to be processed.

New or Renew application

Guidance Notes for assistance with applications


Start an online application